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Film Review: Wild Card (2015)


SYNOPSIS: When a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal skills and a gambling problem gets in trouble with the mob, he has one last play…and it’s all or nothing. REVIEW There’s a reason that I end up loving “most” Jason Statham-starred action-films. Statham is a dynamic actor often combining sensitivity with balls out action sequences. Skilled and quite fast, Jason knows ...

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Film Review: Voices From the Grave (2014)


SYNOPSIS: The dead have stories to tell a horror fan seeking the obscure. REVIEW: An anthology horror film by Richard Stoudt (Death By VHS) and Laurence Holloway (Nightmare Alley), VOICES FROM THE GRAVE presents three compelling short tales held together with a wrap-around story. Our story begins in a book shop. The nameless customer (although named in the closing credits, ...

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Film Review: Women’s Flesh: My Red Guts (1999)


SYNOPSIS: After her boyfriend dumps her, a young woman goes into her bathroom and begins to masturbate with a toothbrush. Autoeroticism gradually turns into self-mutilation, and she attempts to eat one of her own fingers. She then asphyxiates herself, and the focus changes to another woman, who also begins to mutilate herself. She starts with a fork, switches to a ...

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Film Review: Julia (2014)


SYNOPSIS: A neo-noir revenge thriller centering on Julia Shames, who after suffering a brutal rape, falls prey to an unorthodox form of therapy to restore herself. REVIEW: Writer and Director: Matthew A. Brown Stars: Ashley C. Williams, Tahyna Tozzi, Jack Noseworthy I’ve never about-faced my feelings toward a film before. I’ve either loved it, hated it or felt indifferent about ...

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Film Review: The Burning Dead (2015)


SYNOPSIS: A sheriff must rescue an estranged family from a mountain during a volcano eruption and fight off a horde of lava-filled zombies brought to life by a curse. REVIEW: Director: Rene Perez Writers: Jason Ancona, Jeff Miller Stars: Danny Trejo (barely), Thomas Downey, Moniqua Plante, Nicole Cummins, Robert Lyons, Kevin Norman I love a crap-tastic cheese-fest of a film. ...

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